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Left hand bell keys were made in France, by Buescher and others. The right hand bell key models were from the Kenosha factory for a while and later from Yamaha which are the most common and may also have Kenosha on them.
 

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If I'm looking at the right horn, with the "Kensoshow" and "Kenoshow" spelling, that is not a system horn. The keywork and engraving are both wrong.
The popular wisdom is that these were assembled in Kenosha from French parts. They can be good horns, but aren't as marketable as the French stamped horns with the engraving on the bow or the real system horns or the Yamaha or Yani built models.
 

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bruce bailey said:
I should have said made in France and by Buescher in the US and others.
Hi Bruce. I'd be very interested in any information you have about a Buescher/Vito connection.
 

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I am considering buying one of the horns. What is the resale value of one of these horns? The reason I ask is that if possable I would like to take one of these horns as an investment to help me quicken my two goals, one of which is to acquire a Yani Alto, or a Vintage Soprano.
 
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